Dual Degree with the Sciences Po School of Public Affairs (Paris)

This two-year program combines the forces of the Sciences Po School of Public Affairs and the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy to create a unique graduate programme combining a Master’s in Public Policy and a Master of Global Affairs.

Structure of the MPP/MGA

Year One (September-April)

Students complete first year courses at Sciences Po.

Semester 1

  • Sciences Po Common Core Course #1
  • Public Policy
  • Public Economics
  • Policy Analysis and Policy Evaluation
  • Policy Stream Elective #1
  • General Elective #1
  • Language Course #1
  • Optional Elective

Semester 2

  • Sciences Po Common Core Course #2
  • Leadership, Management and Organization
  • Policy Stream Elective #2
  • Policy Stream Elective #3
  • General Elective #2
  • General Elective #3
  • Language Course #2
  • Optional Elective

Summer 1 (May-August)

Semester 3

Students embark on a global internship through the MGA program. Students work with the MGA Internships Coordinator during the first year to secure an internship.

Year Two (September-April)

Students complete core courses and elective courses at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy.

Semester 4 & 5 (5 courses per semester is recommended)

7 required core courses:

  • Global Development
  • Global Innovation Policy
  • Macroeconomics: Markets, Institutions and Growth
  • Global Security
  • International Legal Challenges
  • Capstone Seminar
  • Financial Management

3 electives:

  • Elective Course
  • Elective Course
  • Elective Course

Summer 2 (May-June)

Semester 6

  • Grand Oral Requirement

MPP/MGA students graduate in November.

How to Apply

Applicants interested in the dual degree MPP/MGA program apply directly through Sciences Po only. There is no need to submit an application through the MGA program if you are only interested in the dual degree program. 

The application deadline for entry fall 2021 is December 6, 2020.

Click here to apply to the MPP/MGA program.

Those who wish to be considered for the standalone MGA, in addition to the MPP/MGA, must also submit a separate application to the MGA program by  January 21, 2021. For more information please see our admissions page.

For questions related to applying to the MPP/MGA program please contact:

Master of Public Policy Program
School of Public Affairs, Sciences Po
Email: sylvain.quatravaux@sciencespo.fr

Tuition Fees:

Master of Public Policy (Sciences Po) / Master of Global Affairs (University of Toronto):

Students must pay the tuition fees applicable in their host institution (please note that tuition fees are subject to change as per U of T policy):
Fall-Winter Year 1: Sciences Po: Sciences Po tuition and fees
Summer Year 1 2021: U of T: EXEMPT
Fall-Winter Year 2 2021/2022: U of T: $21, 070.00 CAD (approx.) for domestic students. $41, 870.00 CAD (approx.) for international students.
Summer Year 2 2022: U of T: EXEMPT

***Please note that dual degree MPP/MGA students are not eligible for MGA scholarship funding since the dual degree program tuition is already reduced (two degrees for the tuition price of one degree).

Please visit the Sciences Po website for more information.